Research on Growth & Technological Change
the new technologies turn the page on U.S. productivity growth?, with
J. Cohen Economics Letters
175 (2019), 19–23
Productivity Growth, Secular Stagnation, and Technological Change,
with J. Cohen, International
Productivity Monitor 35 (2018), 113-137.
Economy: From Innovation to Policy, with J. Cohen, in Policy
Transformation in Canada: Is the Past Prologue? (edited
by Carolyn Hughes Tuohy, Sophie Borwein, Peter
John Loewen, and Andrew Potter), University of
Toronto Press, Toronto, 2018, 49–58.
Medium Is the Measure: Technical Change and Employment, 1909—1949,
with J. Cohen, The Review of Economics and Statistics
98 (2016), 792-810.
The Effects of
Computer Technologies on the Canadian Economy: Evidence from New Direct
Measures, with J. Cohen, International Productivity Monitor 23
Matters with T. Tombe Journal of Monetary
Economics 59 (2012), 269–285
supplemental material here
All about It!! What Happens Following a Technology Shock?, American Economic Review 101 (2011), 1144-79. Download Data Set
paper version found here.
Formerly titled: The Media is the Measure: Technical change and
of evidence: examining technical change in the last century through a new
lens, with J.
Cohen, Canadian Journal of Economics,
vol. 44 (2011), 413-450.
our ignorance, one book at a time: New indicators of technological change,
with J. Cohen Journal of Monetary
Economics 56(4) (2009), 450-470.
Extra! Some positive technology shocks are
Economics Letters 101 (2008),
and unemployment in a shirking efficiency wage model, Canadian Journal of
Economics (2003), 728-746.
- Working paper version found here. Formerly titled “Believe it
The 1930s was a technologically progressive decade”
Working Papers and Work in Progress
- Off the Books, with J. Cohen
- Secular stagnation, technological change and the
relationship with productivity,
with J. Cohen
- The Power of Print
General Purpose technologies, with J. Cohen
- Volumes of Evidence Canadian
Edition, with J. Cohen
- A new
look at the Second Industrial Revolution, with J. Cohen
- One Shock, Two Shocks, Three
Shocks, Four …
lecture: The Medium is the Measure: Library Collections as Indicators
of Economic Changes (audio and slides available here)
to the National Academies of Science, Third Meeting of the Panel on Developing STI Indicators for the Future. Presentation
slides available here